4/22/2014 1:00 PM
by Rebecca Turco
BLUEFIELD - Bluefield Police are on the
lookout for a woman who allegedly tried to rob a bank.
Detective K. L. Adams said police have
warrants for the arrest of
Beverly Mangum of Bluefield, Virginia.
Adams said on April 11, Mangum entered
First Century Bank at the intersection of Leatherwood and College Avenue in
Bluefield, W.Va. and gave the teller a note saying to put money in a black
plastic bag she provided. Mangum allegedly brandished her firearm from her
waistband and stated she would shoot. The teller hit the silent alarm button
and began placing money in the bag before accidentally tipping the cash drawer
over, at which point Mangum reportedly left in the middle of the commotion
without the money.
Police received an anonymous tip that
Mangum robbed the bank and then the teller positively identified her in a photo
lineup, according to Adams.
Anyone with information about this
incident is asked to call police at 304-327-6101.